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Ibn Taimiyah

Ibn Taimiyah

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Ibn Taimiyah
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No.DateAuthorDescriptionReview Info © 2002-2008 Answering-Ansar.org. • All Rights Reserved
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In this article we shall seek to present to our readers a brief overview of the beliefs of IbnTaimiyah. His full name was Taqi ud-Din Abu-l-'Abbas Ahmad Ibn 'Abd al-Halim Ibn 'Abd as-Salam Ibn Taimiyah al-Harrani al-Hanbali. He was born on Monday the 10th of Rabi' al-Awwal66l H./22nd of January 1263 C.E. at Harran. He spent his life on a personal crusade againstthose Muslims that he deemed deviants ranging from the Shias, Sufis through to the ‘ignorant’ man on the street. He courted much controversy, reviled by his contemporary 'ulama'. He wasimprisoned by the authorities on many occasions.This controversial man may have just remained a normal Mullah, with no real rank and status.But the British-supported Wahabi movement that successfully overthrew the Sunni Caliphatechanged all that. Abdul Wahab was inspired by the teachings of Ibn Taimiyah. His objective wasto cascade his teachings across the Arabian Peninsula. In the decades that have followed, Saudipetro dollars have in effect ensured that the controversial Ibn Taimiyah has become a commonhousehold name in the Wahabi mindset, to the point that he is always remembered by Salafisand Deobandis as Shaykh ul Islam. Since the vast bulk of Sunni and, for that matter, Salafisonly know of Ibn Taimiyah what their scholars tell them, we felt it important that we present toour readers the true image of Ibn Taimiyah from his own pen, and that of the Ulema thatassessed him.On reading the complete article we are confident that our readers will in a far better position tomake a true judgment of the Godfather of Salafism.
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